2011 Dogwood Court


Miss Albemarle
Ciera Nicole Patterson
Ciera Nicole Patterson is the 17 year old daughter of Maurice Patterson and Pamela Bickley of Charlottesville, Virginia. Ciera is a junior at Monticello High School and is employed by the City of Charlottesville as a lifeguard. Ciera enjoys her FBC Youth Group, swimming, shopping, lifeguarding, and spending time with family and friends. Ciera plans to pursue a degree in elementary education after graduating.


Miss Buckingham
Katelyn Whitley Gough
Katelyn Gough is the 17 year old daughter of Katie and Joseph Gough of Dillwyn, Virginia. Katelyn is a junior at Buckingham County High School where she is currently number 13 by class rank, a member of National Honor Society, and The Beta Club. Katelyn enjoys working out, shopping, volleyball, track and field, and tennis. Katelyn plans to attend Liberty University after graduating and majoring in Human Resource Management.


Miss Fluvanna
Kelsey Alexis Schlein
Kelsey Alexis Schlein is the 16 year old daughter of Jill and Uff Schlein of Palmyra, Virginia. Kelsey is a sophomore at Fluvanna County High School where she serves as class Treasurer, is a member of the Blue Ridge Virtual Governor's School, and serves as a member on the Fluvanna County Parks and Recreation Board. Kelsey enjoys running track, varsity volleyball, and diving.


Miss Greene
Meghan Marie Dowell
Meghan Marie Dowell is the 17 year old daughter of Stephanie and Kevin Dowell of Greene, Virginia. Meghan is a senior at William Monroe High School and a dual-enrollment student at Piedmont Virginia Community College. Meghan enjoys pageants, cooking, dancing, and spending time with family and friends. Meghan plans to attend a four-year University and major in Nursing.


Miss Louisa
Christine Marie Winder
Christine Marie Winder is the 18 year old daughter of Cindy and Chris Winder of Louisa, Virginia. Christine is a senior at Louisa County High School where she is a member of National Honor Society, the French Club, and the Copy Editor of the School Newspaper, a Peer Mediator, and the tennis team. Christine enjoys spending time with family and friends, writing, reading, shopping with her mom, and watching her favorite show "Gilmore Girls". Christine hopes to attend the University of North Carolina in the fall to major in Creative Writing.


Miss Madison
Alexis Carrie Johnson
Alexis Carrie Johnson is the 19 year old daughter of Tina Johnson of Madison, Virginia. Alexis is a second year student at the University of Virginia where she plans to double-major in Sociology and Psychology. Alexis enjoys mentoring through the Young Women Leadership Program, going to church, supporting UVA sporting events, and spending time with family and friends.


Miss Nelson
Brooke Anastasia Berry
Brooke Anastasia Berry is the 17 year old daughter of Deborah Berry of Nelson and Keith Berry of Charlottesville, Virginia. Brooke is a junior at Nelson County High School where she is a member of the Marching Governors as a flutist, a Varsity Cheerleader, served on the Yearbook Staff, currently serving as the Advertising Manager, and a part of the Musical Casts. Brooke is very active in the Clifford Baptist Church Youth, and is very active with Relay for Life where she has been a member of the "Princesses with a Purpose" team for the past 10 years.


Miss Orange
Courtney Nicole Farrel
Courtney Nicole Farrel is the 17 year old daughter of Susan and Andy Farrel of Locust Grove, Virginia. Courtney is a senior at Orange County High School where she is a honor student, a member of the Varsity Cheer Squad, a Recognized Scholar Athlete, an active member of the National Honor Society, and the Key Club. Courtney enjoys waterskiing and wake boarding with the Lake of the Woods Ski Team and often coaches younger members. Courtney plans to attend a four-year University in the fall to pursue a career in the Health Field.


**Portraits Courtesy of Gitchell's Studio**